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Mission Statement:

The University of Maryland, Baltimore Council for the Arts and Culture is a group of faculty, staff, students, and community members appointed by the president whose mission is to promote the rich history of our institution and surrounding neighborhoods and to celebrate the creative talents of the University community, thereby raising awareness of the links between the arts and sciences.

Upcoming Virtual Events

Hippodrome Foundation

Hippodrome Foundation News: Take a Virtual Tour

The Hippodrome Foundation recently had the opportunity to work with the Ryan Seacrest Foundation, whose Seacrest Studios produced a virtual tour of the Hippodrome Theatre for children at National Children’s Hospital. We hope you enjoy!

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Social Studio Art Online

To support our community against the pandemic, Social Studio’s classes have moved online while our space is closed. Let’s make art together. Sign up for an online art class today!

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BSO Offstage

"Just as we are committed to doing our part to stop the spread of the virus, we are also committed to sharing the healing power of music, finding new ways to be of service, and making meaningful connections during this time of social distancing. We hope you will both join and support these efforts in whatever way you can.” -Marin Alsop, Music Director, BSO. Learn more.

BCS 2020-21 Season Announcement

2020/21 Season Announcement

This season of activities represents a cautiously optimistic path forward that we will continue to evolve and adapt in response to the world around us. Please read on to learn about not only our public programming, but also more transparency in how we are working behind the scenes. Learn more.